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Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
1021 University Ave.
Madison, Wisconsin 53715

OHS Database ID 43984.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 29, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 37 stops. 56 registers. 39 ranks. 2744 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Concave radiating pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through information in List of More than 5200 Moller Pipe Organs (Hagerstown, Maryland. M. P. Möller, 1928). (Database Manager. September 30, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Rick Erickson. (Database Manager. January 19, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. December 27, 2011)
  • According to the Luther Memorial Church website (http://www.luthermem.org/pipe-organs-grand-piano/), " This instrument was sold to the House on the Rock in Spring Green, Wisconsin in 1966." (James Stettner. August 29, 2019)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary Interior, Chanel, and Organ Cases in Transepts. Vintage Postcard; image courtesy of William Dunklin ca. 1950
Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facades. Vintage postcard; image courtesy of William Dunklin (ca. 1950)
Right Case. Photograph in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer (1960s)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from console, July 1966
            Madison, Wisconsin
            Luther Memorial Church
    
            Moller, Opus 3381, 1922
    
            Great Organ, expressive, enclosed with Choir Organ, Manual II
        16' Open Diapason
         8' First Open Diapason
         8' Second Open Diapason
         8' Doppel Floete (Choir)
         8' Concert Flute (Choir)
         8' Erzahler
         8' Dulciana (Choir)
         4' Principal
         4' Flute D'Amour
     2 2/3' Twelfth
         2' Fifteenth
        16' Tuba Major (ext)
         8' Tuba
         4' Clarion (ext)
            Tower Chimes
            Great to Great 16, Great to Great 4, Swell to Great 16
            Swell to Great 8, Swell to Great 4, Choir to Great 16
            Choir to Great 8, Choir to Great 4
            Echo on Great off
            Great Unison Separation
    
            Choir Organ, expressive, Manual I
         8' English Open Diapason
         8' Doppel Floete
         8' Concert Flute
         8' Dulciana
         8' Gamba
         8' Unda Maris
         4' Solo Flute
         2' Piccolo
         8' Clarinet
            Tremulant
            Choir to Choir 16, Choir to Choir 4
            Swell to Choir 16, Swell to Choir 8, Swell to Choir 4
            Choir Unison Separation
    
            Swell Organ, expressive, Manual III
        16' Bourdon
         8' Open Diapason
         8' Stopped Diapason
         8' Salicional
         8' Viol D'Orchestre
         8' Voix Celeste
         8' Aeoline
         4' Flute Harmonic
         2' Piccolo
       III  Mixture
        16' Posaune
         8' Cornopean
         8' Oboe
         8' Vox Humana
            Harp
            Tremulant
            Swell to Swell 16, Swell to Swell 4
            Choir to Swell 16, Choir to Swell 8, Choir to Swell 4
            Swell Unison Separation
    
            Echo Organ, expressive, Manual II
         8' Echo Flute
         8' Flute Celeste
         8' Muted Viole
         8' Vox Angelica
         4' Wald Flute (ext)
         4' Violin (ext)
         8' Vox Humana
            Cathedral Chimes
            Tremulant
        16' Pedal Echo Bourdon
    
            Pedal Organ
        32' Bourdon 
        16’ Open Diapason (“Large Scale”)
        16' Violone GT
        16' Bourdon (ext)
        16' Lieblich Gedeckt SW
    10 2/3' Quint (ext)
         8’ Octave (ext)
         8' Flute (ext)
         4' Octave (ext)
        16' Tuba Major (Great)
         8' Tuba (Great)
         4' Clarion (Great)
            Great to Pedal 8, Great to Pedal 4
            Swell to Pedal 8, Choir to Pedal 8
    
    Adjustable pistons (with capture setter piston) visibly moving stops
    6 General thumb pistons, and general cancel
    6 Thumb pistons each to  Great, Swell, and Choir
    4 Toe pistons to Pedal
    All couplers cancel thumb piston
    Rev. toe pistons: Great to Pedal, Swell to Pedal
    Rev. Sforz. toe piston
    All Swells to Swell switch (Master Swell)
    3 Balanced expression pedals: Great and Choir, Swell, Echo
    Balanced Crescendo pedal
    
    [Received from Rick Erickson 2011-01-22.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from console, July 1966 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.